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What is a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)?
An infection in any part of urinary system, but primarily in the lower urinary
tract — the bladder and urethra

Who is at risk for a UTI?

  • Women are at greater risk than men
  • Sexually active women have more UTIs than those who aren’t sexually
  • Women who are in menopause, because of estrogen changes

What are symptoms of UTI?

  • Strong urge to urinate
  • Burning sensation when urinating
  • Urine that is cloudy or strong smelling
  • Pelvic pain and/or pain with urination

From the Doctor:
“UTIs can be painful and annoying and can lead to complications in the kidneys
if left untreated,” said Dr. Ayo Avworo, principal investigator at CTT.